About

What We Do

  • Food is donated by the community of Redbridge and beyond.
  • Volunteers sort and pack the food into food parcels. Each food parcel contains enough food for 3 days.
  • We work in partnership with front-line care professionals, who identify people in crisis and give them a food voucher.
  • On receipt of the food voucher at the foodbank centre, people receive a warm welcome, a hot drink and a food parcel.
  • We put people in touch with agencies who can help resolve the underlying causes of the crisis.
  • Redbridge foodbank also provides food parcels to other charities and agencies for their clients with immediate needs.

 

Foodbanks provide a short-term emergency supply of food to an individual or family in crisis while a long-term strategy is put in place. 

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